The "Amadaï" tilefish (Branchiostegus)

The Bungo Channel is famous for being one of Japan's richest fishing grounds.
There are many species of fish in abundance such as, among others, horse mackerel, mackerel, red sea bream or "isaki" (Parapristipoma trilineatum).
Amadaï tilefish is one of those particularly popular high-flavor fish.
This fish, notably easy to scale, can only be caught by specialized professional fishermen.
Once caught, each specimen undergoes, within the boat itself, a technique lavished with delicacy in order to preserve its flesh.Thanks to the delicate treatment provided by the fisherman, the “amadai” tile fish will superbly be preserved.
Because of the softness its scales, it is possible to take advantage of this feature to prepare it as a grilled fish with deliciously crispy scales.
Cooking requiring great caution to the cooking temperature presents an especially high degree of difficulty.